Lara Aknin
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Spending money on others promotes happiness
EW Dunn, LB Aknin, MI Norton
Science 319 (5870), 1687-1688, 2008
Prosocial spending and well-being: cross-cultural evidence for a psychological universal.
LB Aknin, CP Barrington-Leigh, EW Dunn, JF Helliwell, J Burns, ...
Journal of personality and social psychology 104 (4), 635, 2013
Happiness runs in a circular motion: Evidence for a positive feedback loop between prosocial spending and happiness
LB Aknin, EW Dunn, MI Norton
Journal of happiness studies 13, 347-355, 2012
The Lancet Commission on lessons for the future from the COVID-19 pandemic
JD Sachs, SSA Karim, L Aknin, J Allen, K Brosbøl, F Colombo, GC Barron, ...
The Lancet 400 (10359), 1224-1280, 2022
Mental health during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic: A review and recommendations for moving forward
LB Aknin, JE De Neve, EW Dunn, DE Fancourt, E Goldberg, JF Helliwell, ...
Perspectives on psychological science 17 (4), 915-936, 2022
Prosocial spending and happiness: Using money to benefit others pays off
EW Dunn, LB Aknin, MI Norton
Current directions in psychological science 23 (1), 41-47, 2014
Giving leads to happiness in young children
LB Aknin, JK Hamlin, EW Dunn
PLoS one 7 (6), e39211, 2012
Positive feelings reward and promote prosocial behavior
LB Aknin, JW Van de Vondervoort, JK Hamlin
Current opinion in psychology 20, 55-59, 2018
Prosocial behavior leads to happiness in a small-scale rural society.
LB Aknin, T Broesch, JK Hamlin, JW Van de Vondervoort
Journal of experimental psychology: General 144 (4), 788, 2015
From wealth to well-being? Money matters, but less than people think
LB Aknin, MI Norton, EW Dunn
The Journal of positive psychology 4 (6), 523-527, 2009
Making a difference matters: Impact unlocks the emotional benefits of prosocial spending
LB Aknin, EW Dunn, AV Whillans, AM Grant, MI Norton
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 88, 90-95, 2013
Feeling good about giving: The benefits (and costs) of self-interested charitable behavior
L Anik, LB Aknin, MI Norton, EW Dunn
Harvard Business School Marketing Unit Working Paper, 2009
Unpacking the relationships between pro-environmental behavior, life satisfaction, and perceived ecological threat
MT Schmitt, LB Aknin, J Axsen, RL Shwom
Ecological economics 143, 130-140, 2018
Income mobility breeds tolerance for income inequality: Cross-national and experimental evidence
AF Shariff, D Wiwad, LB Aknin
Perspectives on Psychological Science 11 (3), 373-380, 2016
It's the recipient that counts: Spending money on strong social ties leads to greater happiness than spending on weak social ties
LB Aknin, GM Sandstrom, EW Dunn, MI Norton
PLoS one 6 (2), e17018, 2011
Does social connection turn good deeds into good feelings?: On the value of putting the ‘social’in prosocial spending
LB Aknin, EW Dunn, GM Sandstrom, MI Norton
International Journal of Happiness and Development 1 (2), 155-171, 2013
Policy stringency and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic: a longitudinal analysis of data from 15 countries
LB Aknin, B Andretti, R Goldszmidt, JF Helliwell, A Petherick, JE De Neve, ...
The Lancet Public Health 7 (5), e417-e426, 2022
Prosocial bonuses increase employee satisfaction and team performance
L Anik, LB Aknin, MI Norton, EW Dunn, J Quoidbach
PloS one 8 (9), e75509, 2013
Shifting attributions for poverty motivates opposition to inequality and enhances egalitarianism
PK Piff, D Wiwad, AR Robinson, LB Aknin, B Mercier, A Shariff
Nature Human Behaviour 4 (5), 496-505, 2020
Does spending money on others promote happiness?: A registered replication report.
LB Aknin, EW Dunn, J Proulx, I Lok, MI Norton
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 119 (2), e15, 2020
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